History Literature / LegionOfNetHeroes

14th Apr '15 5:49:30 PM nombretomado
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* DarkAge: Since the LNH was created right in the middle of this, it contains many, ''many'' parodies.

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* DarkAge: UsefulNotes/TheDarkAgeOfComicBooks: Since the LNH was created right in the middle of this, it contains many, ''many'' parodies.
25th Mar '14 7:59:57 AM SeptimusHeap
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* CrossOver: With the other superhero parody shared universe, {{Superguy}}, in Dvandom Force's Grand Tour storyline. Constellation, which Dvandom Force spun out of, was itself a spinoff of Dave Van Domelen's RPG campaign, which eventually was used as background for [[AcademyOfSuperHeroes ASH]].

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* CrossOver: With the other superhero parody shared universe, {{Superguy}}, in Dvandom Force's Grand Tour storyline. Constellation, which Dvandom Force spun out of, was itself a spinoff of Dave Van Domelen's RPG campaign, which eventually was used as background for [[AcademyOfSuperHeroes [[WebOriginal/AcademyOfSuperheroes ASH]].
25th Mar '14 7:58:23 AM SeptimusHeap
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Thus began a tradition of silliness and NoFourthWall that continues up to the present day. When the Legion outgrew rec.arts.comics (and spinoff rec.arts.comics.misc), they moved to alt.comics.lnh, and later, their permanent home, rec.arts.comics.creative (which also hosts other WebOriginal {{Shared Universe}}s such as AcademyOfSuperHeroes, referred to as "imprints"). With thousands of stories, hundreds of series, and dozens of authors in the archive, it touches (and, usually, parodies) every aspect of the SuperHero genre.

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Thus began a tradition of silliness and NoFourthWall that continues up to the present day. When the Legion outgrew rec.arts.comics (and spinoff rec.arts.comics.misc), they moved to alt.comics.lnh, and later, their permanent home, rec.arts.comics.creative (which also hosts other WebOriginal {{Shared Universe}}s such as AcademyOfSuperHeroes, WebOriginal/AcademyOfSuperheroes, referred to as "imprints"). With thousands of stories, hundreds of series, and dozens of authors in the archive, it touches (and, usually, parodies) every aspect of the SuperHero genre.
5th Mar '14 2:22:00 PM Willbyr
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-->Dan'l Danehy Oakes, AKA "Spelling Boy"

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-->Dan'l -->-- '''Dan'l Danehy Oakes, Oakes''', AKA "Spelling Boy"



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3rd Apr '13 12:17:32 PM rjung
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http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/Lnh2.png
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3rd Apr '13 12:16:15 PM rjung
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->''"To tell the truth, I didn't even remember creating the LNH: when I found it recently, I was quite surprised to learn that I was credited with it. A bit of research turned up an old email with a tossed-off joke that apparently grew into a social network of which I can only say, I hope the participants truly enjoy it."''
-->Dan'l Danehy Oakes, AKA "Spelling Boy"



->''"To tell the truth, I didn't even remember creating the LNH: when I found it recently, I was quite surprised to learn that I was credited with it. A bit of research turned up an old email with a tossed-off joke that apparently grew into a social network of which I can only say, I hope the participants truly enjoy it."''
-->Dan'l Danehy Oakes, AKA "Spelling Boy"
30th Jun '12 11:06:01 AM Ununnilium
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rec.arts.comics.creative can be reached through Google Groups [[http://groups.google.com/group/rec.arts.comics.creative/topics here]], with a nice graphical interface (but no posting capability) at [[http://wil.alambre.ca/racc/ Wil's Ego]], or through your local Usenet provider. The LNH Archive is [[http://archives.eyrie.org/racc/lnh/ here]], and the LNH Wiki is [[http://www.lnhq.info/ here]].

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rec.arts.comics.creative can be reached through Google Groups [[http://groups.google.com/group/rec.arts.comics.creative/topics here]], with a nice graphical interface (but no posting capability) at [[http://wil.alambre.ca/racc/ Wil's Ego]], or through your local Usenet provider. The LNH Archive is [[http://archives.eyrie.org/racc/lnh/ here]], and the LNH Wiki is [[http://www.lnhq.info/ here]]. As well, there's a Tumblr that regularly reposts older stories with commentary and added graphics [[http://netheroes.tumblr.com/ here]].
16th May '12 10:46:56 AM Greenygal
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* SomethingPerson: The vast majority of [=LNHers=] have these kinds of names, playing off their ubiquity in the {{Legion Of Super-Heroes}}.

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* SomethingPerson: The vast majority of [=LNHers=] have these kinds of names, playing off their ubiquity in the {{Legion Comicbook/{{Legion Of Super-Heroes}}.
11th May '12 1:21:09 PM Greenygal
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* AuthorAvatars: Most of the early LNH members were "Writer Characters" loosely based on their creators' net personae.

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* AuthorAvatars: {{Author Avatar}}s: Most of the early LNH members were "Writer Characters" loosely based on their creators' net personae.
11th May '12 1:20:49 PM Greenygal
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In April of 1992, during a discussion on the {{Usenet}} newsgroup rec.arts.comics.misc, one poster declared himself "Spelling Boy". Another suggested that they form a Legion of Net.Heroes (in imitation of [[DCComics DC's]] ''{{Legion Of Super-Heroes}}''), and others piled in, making up silly superhero names for themselves. Eventually, one declared himself as the [[MorallyAmbiguousDoctorate villainous]] "Doctor Killfile", leading into the first true LNH story, the ''Cosmic Plot Device Caper''.

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In April of 1992, during a discussion on the {{Usenet}} newsgroup rec.arts.comics.misc, one poster declared himself "Spelling Boy". Another suggested that they form a Legion of Net.Heroes (in imitation of [[DCComics DC's]] ''{{Legion ''Comicbook/{{Legion Of Super-Heroes}}''), and others piled in, making up silly superhero names for themselves. Eventually, one declared himself as the [[MorallyAmbiguousDoctorate villainous]] "Doctor Killfile", leading into the first true LNH story, the ''Cosmic Plot Device Caper''.



To coincide with [[TheDCU the new 52]] and the LNH's 20th anniversary, a new AlternateContinuity / UltimateUniverse called {{LNH20}} is currently being drawn up. Stay tuned...

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To coincide with [[TheDCU the new 52]] and the LNH's 20th anniversary, a new AlternateContinuity / UltimateUniverse AlternateContinuity[=/=]UltimateUniverse called {{LNH20}} is currently being drawn up. Stay tuned...



** There are a couple of others too, including Ultimate Ninja's nice Nina and UN wannabe Ultimate Mercenary. One of Multiple Personality Lass's personalities is also a ninja.

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** There are a couple of others too, including Ultimate Ninja's nice niece Nina and UN wannabe Ultimate Mercenary. One of Multiple Personality Lass's personalities is also a ninja.
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